LOW-LEVEL AND TACTICAL FORMATION
Two Days Prior to Checkride
"Yesterday it was reported that IRAQI MIG 29s attempted an attack on the USS
EISENHOWER in the Persian Gulf. USN F-14s were launched to intercept. Preliminary report
indicated 3 or 4 were destroyed."
"Late last night, intelligence sources confirmed that 3 were destroyed, however, the 4th one
was damaged and lost control while attempting to return to Baghdad. The aircraft impacted in a
busy shopping district, reportedly killing approx 150 IRAQI civilians."
"Early this morning, IRAQ publicly condemned the attack, placing all blame for the
casualties on the US and vowed revenge. Within one hour of the news broadcast from IRAQ,
multiple bomb threats were made against various targets across the United States."
"Throughout the day, heightened security measures have been implemented across the
country. National Guard Units have been activated and are preparing for possible terrorists
activity. We have been tasked to support the US Army and Texas National Guard at their
deployed south Texas location if required."
CANYON IP COORDINATES:
28 48.0` N 98 45.4` W
CANYON DZ COORDINATES:
28 30.5` N 98 26.4` W
500 yds. X 1000 yds.
One Day Prior to Checkride
"So far there have been 5 bombings across the US. Several terrorist groups have claimed
responsibility for each one and promising more to come. In our region, a truck bomb placed at
the Diamond Shamrock refinery at Three Rivers killed 37 people and critically injured 96 more.
INTEL reports that possibly as many as 50 terrorists are located in and around Three Rivers and
suspects that they are being resupplied through the Gulf of Mexico via Corpus Christi Bay. The
Texas National Guard has made a request for an air drop of supplies at their command post near
During Formation Brief
"The ATF and naval intelligence has confirmed that an undetermined number of terrorists have
managed to sneak in through the bay. The USN has now successfully blockaded the bay but it is
believed that large numbers of anti-tank rounds, 20mm cannons, and stingers made it through
and are in the possession of terrorists throughout the region. Twelve Marines were killed south
of San Antonio when an anti-tank round hit their Bradley fighting vehicle. Two Army AH-64
Apaches were damaged by gunfire while on patrol northwest of Beeville. Highway 281 is
currently closed due to reported sniper fire."
D-14 FLIGHT PREPARATION